deponti (deponti) wrote,

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A profound observation, and window-cleaning

You know you've spent too long abroad, sit in Chennai and find yourself trying to calculate what time it is in Bangalore!

I tried out


...and a couple of days ago, I snapped this:

window sealing apollo 131109

It struck me forcibly that what was just a pastime for me, and a sport for others, was a livelihood for some people. (You can see that the man in the photograph above is using a sealant on the windows.)

This morning, when I opened

The Hindu

I found

this article by Liffy Thomas

Talk about high living....these people, like Microsoft, make their money from...Windows!

and we have a new proverb...people who live in glass houses, need their windows cleaned.
Tags: article, chennai, clean-up, newspaper, observation, photography

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